Bristol to Reading train

Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Reading

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Cheapest

£35

Average

£64

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
04:53Bristol Temple Meads1h05 05:58Reading
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£351One-way
05:10Bristol Temple Meads1h58 07:08Reading
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£481One-way
05:25Bristol Temple Meads1h06 06:31Reading
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£711One-way
05:47Bristol Temple Meads1h12 06:59Reading
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£711One-way
06:30Bristol Temple Meads1h08 07:38Reading
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£771One-way

Train schedule Bristol to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 August
04:53Bristol Temple Meads1h05 05:58Reading
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05:10Bristol Temple Meads1h58 07:08Reading
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05:25Bristol Temple Meads1h06 06:31Reading
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05:47Bristol Temple Meads1h12 06:59Reading
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06:10Bristol Temple Meads1h08 07:18Reading
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06:30Bristol Temple Meads1h08 07:38Reading
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Fastest train times from Bristol to Reading

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 5 m

Average

1 h 16 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

113 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Bristol for Reading every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
04:53Bristol Temple Meads1h05 05:58Reading
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£351One-way
05:25Bristol Temple Meads1h06 06:31Reading
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£711One-way
06:30Bristol Temple Meads1h08 07:38Reading
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£771One-way
06:10Bristol Temple Meads1h08 07:18Reading
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£831One-way
05:47Bristol Temple Meads1h12 06:59Reading
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£711One-way

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Reading

distanceDistance69 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency31 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 30 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from Bristol to Reading cover the 69 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 31 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £37, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Reading.

Train providers: Great Western Rail trains Bristol to Reading

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Train information from Bristol to Reading with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 30 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Bristol to Reading

Travel by train to Reading easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Reading.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Bristol to Reading for some dates and times for as low as £23  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bristol to Reading train to cost on average £37  one way.
The distance from Bristol to Reading by train is approximately 69 miles.
On average the Bristol to Reading train time is 1 h 5 min  covering the 69 miles long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arriving in Reading.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Bristol Temple Meads, is located 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city centre of Bristol.

The most popular arrival train station, Reading, is located 0.2 miles (420 m) away from the city centre of Reading.

When taking a train from Bristol to Reading, you can count on Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Reading. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Bristol to Reading and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 30 direct trains a day from Bristol to Reading. If you’re looking for a direct train from Bristol to Reading, consider travelling with Great Western Railway. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Bristol for Reading is 31 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Bristol to Reading leaves at 04: 47   and the last train for this leaves at 21: 40. Omio shows you the latest train from Bristol to Reading times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Bristol to Reading within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £37 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Bristol to Reading a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Reading
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip to Reading from Bristol.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House

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